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New York Times, Tuesday, May 22, 2001

First of a famous sailing trio

Author:
John D. Leavy
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {GJKQXY} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Leavy. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York Times5/22/01 ( No. 18,823 )
Across
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Taurus or Aries : AUTO
5
Louis of the F.B.I. : FREEH
10
Fat-free? : SLIM
14
Restaurant chain initials : IHOP
15
Baseball Hall-of-Famer Combs : EARLE
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Scarlett's home : TARA
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Bob Dylan, né ___, 5/24/41 : ROBERTZIMMERMAN
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Hilton rival : SHERATON
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Journalist Sawyer : DIANE
22
Penultimate fairy tale word : EVER
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Radar screen image : BLIP
25
Wine expert, maybe : TASTER
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Stadium harassment : BOOS
29
Rocker Ocasek : RIC
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
33
Dallas suburb : PLANO
34
Musician Brian : ENO
35
Bob Dylan-penned hit of 1965 : MRTAMBOURINEMAN
39
Luau treat : POI
40
Van Gogh home, for a time : ARLES
41
First of a famous sailing trio : NINA
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Have title to : OWN
43
Polygraph detections : LIES
44
You may have a hand in it : MITTEN
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Husky's tow : SLED
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Trapper John's post : MASH
48
Wax eloquent : ORATE
51
Chemists' knowledge : FORMULAE
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Bob Dylan's birthplace : DULUTHMINNESOTA
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Israel's Abba : EBAN
59
Steaming mad : IRATE
60
Son of Aphrodite : EROS
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Mailed : SENT
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Fragrant compound : ESTER
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HUD, for one: Abbr. : DEPT
Down
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Snobs put them on : AIRS
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"I think I goofed" : UHOH
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Soliloquy start : TOBE
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Gilbert and Sullivan specialty : OPERETTA
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Put in leg-irons : FETTER
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Stubble remover : RAZOR
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Leprechaun land : ERIN
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Freddy Krueger's street : ELM
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Skirt's edge : HEM
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Do a full monty : STRIP
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Tibetan holy man : LAMA
12
1979 hostage site : IRAN
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Lion's tresses : MANE
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Carry on : RAVE
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The Wizard of Menlo Park : EDISON
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Sty dwellers : BOARS
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Burt's ex : LONI
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Metronome setting : TEMPO
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Item in a quiver : ARROW
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Lustrous fabric : SATIN
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Rhythm's partner : BLUES
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Mail, as payment : REMIT
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Nonsensical : INANE
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Barbarian of pulp tales : CONAN
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Propelled, as a gondola : POLED
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Xylophone striker : MALLET
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Mold-ripened cheese : BRIE
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Showed great interest : ENTHUSED
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Eliot's miser : MARNER
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"Woe ___!" : ISME
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Movie double's task : STUNT
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___ Cristo : MONTE
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Keatsian works : ODES
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Bumpkin : RUBE
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Shepard in space : ALAN
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Via Veneto car : FIAT
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Handed-down history : LORE
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On : ATOP
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Orient : EAST
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Hurry : HIE
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"___ Doubtfire" : MRS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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